Melodeon Hall

210 N. Morgan St., Rushville, Indiana

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Photo taken by Brian McKee

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Description 

This Italianate building was at one time the cultural and social center of Rush County. Architecturally, the building is representative of a two-story, multiple-use building with stores on the first floor and a performance hall on the second floor, a type that was relatively common in small Indiana towns. -- Historic American Buildings Survey

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 1973
Reference number
73000041
Architectural style
Victorian
Areas of significance
Education; Architecture; Performing Arts
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Meeting hall; Civic; Theater; Auditorium
Current functions
Civic; Theater; Specialty store; Restaurant
Period of significance
1850-1874
Significant year
1872

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19th Century (37,783)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1872 (430)
Built during 1870s (5,017)
Have Street View (46,148)
Indiana (2,139)
Meeting hall (1,543)
Private owner (54,398)
Rush County, Indiana (28)
Rushville, Indiana (18)
Victorian (19,698)

Update Log 

  • September 7, 2010: New photos from Brian McKee
  • August 3, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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